Membership Information

Find out about our membership fees, categories and how to join

Interested in membership? 

 

Read on to find out about our membership fees, categories and how to join.

 

Are you eligible?

To join LEEA as a member, your company or organisation must

  • Be active in the lifting equipment industry
  • Be formally registered as a business and trading for at least 12 months since registration

If your company is not eligible, you can still access our training courses by registering with us as an Individual Trainee - https://leeaint.com/individual-trainee 

Routes to Membership

We offer two routes to membership – standard and fast track.

Fast Track

With the fast track route to membership, your company will receive an on-site technical audit within 3 months of applying for membership. This is the fastest way to become a member of LEEA. See below for fees and details about the application process.

Standard

With the standard route to membership, a technical audit at your company’s premises will take place within 12 months of applying for membership. See below for fees and details about the application process.

Membership Application Fees

Our fees are based on an annual subscription which runs from the date of your membership offer and renews on the anniversary of the offer date.

If you are applying to become a member of LEEA, the following fees apply –

Fast track route 

(Technical audit within 3 months)

 

UK

Ireland

Australia

New Zealand

Middle East

All other regions

Application fee

£2,000

£2,000

£3,000

Annual subscription

£975

£1,125

£1,125

Total for first year:

£2,975

£3,125

£4,125

 

Standard route

(Technical audit within 12 months)

 

UK

Ireland

Australia

New Zealand

Middle East

All other regions

Application fee

£1,000

£1,000

£1,500

Annual subscription

£975

£1,125

£1,125

Total for first year:

£1,975

£2,125

£2,625

 

Membership Renewal Fees

Our fees are based on an annual subscription which runs from the date of your membership offer and renews on the anniversary of the offer date.

Here are the renewal fees for existing members –

Existing Members

 

 

UK & Ireland

International

Annual Subscription

£975

£1,125

Prices exclude VAT.

 

How to Join

1. Send us an expression of interest

Decide whether you want to take the standard or fast track route to membership. Complete an initial expression of interest form and we will contact you with details about the application process - https://leeaint.com/join

2. Complete a full application

After paying the application fee, you will be asked to complete a full application online.

3. Pre-Audit Assessment

Next, we will ask you to submit documents so that we can conduct a pre-audit assessment and prepare for when we visit you to conduct a technical audit on site.

4. Technical Audit

We will visit your company to carry out a technical audit and provide feedback with our recommendations.

5. Membership Offer

Following a technical audit, we will decide what category of membership is suitable and make a membership offer.

6. Become a Member

You will receive a membership certificate and be able to access all member benefits.

Your membership subscription renews annually and there will be ongoing audits throughout your membership.

 

Here is some further information on the process and audit-

Membership Categories

We have different categories of membership relating to a company's business activities.

Provisional Member
  • A company going through the application process to become a Member. They will be assigned another category when membership is formally offered.
Full Member
  • An organisation engaged for profit in the verification of lifting equipment, and which, in the opinion of the Directors is competent and can give an adequate service
Development Member
  • An organisation engaged for profit in the verification of lifting equipment but, as a result of audit, is not considered to be qualified for immediate full membership
  • LEEA will work with our Development Members for up to 2 years to help them meet the full membership criteria
Associate Member
  • An organisation engaged for profit in any of the following related to lifting equipment and which in the opinion of the Directors is competent and can give an adequate service:
    • Design
    • Manufacture
    • Supply
    • Hire
    • Service or repair
    • Training
  • A government department, nationalised body, or other organisation approved by the Directors which, in support of its main activity and not directly for profit or by way of trade, is engaged in any of the following activities related to lifting equipment:
    • Design
    • Manufacture
    • Test and examination
    • Inspection and examination
    • Service or repair
    • Training

 

Need technical advice?

For technical advice on lifting equipment matters, email our Technical Services team. This service is free to members and we will reply within 48 hours.

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